Certificate no 3515
Status Registered
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Details

Function Leisure Craft
Subfunction Yacht
Location Emsworth
Vessel type Pleasure Yacht
Current use Sailing
Available to hire Yes
Available for excursions No
Info required No

Construction

Builder Prior, R & J, Burnham on Crouch
Built in 1964
Hull material Wood
Rig Bermudan
Number of decks 1
Number of masts 1
Propulsion Sail
Number of engines 1
Primary engine type Diesel
Boiler type None
Boilermaker None

Dimensions

Length: Overall
36.92 feet (11.25 m)
Breadth: Beam
10.00 feet (3.05 m)
Depth
6.00 feet (1.83 m)
Tonnage: Gross
8.00
Air Draft
To be confirmed

History

BLUE SALUKI was launched in 1964 by a syndicate of two, later three, owners. She took part in the first round Britain and Ireland race in 1966 and was the second monohull home and 8th overall in a race dominated by multihull vessels. She had a long career in RORC events well into the nineties, including three Fastnets. In 2002, she was purchased by the present owner and had a total rebuild up until 2005. All iron floors knees and hooks replaced with bronze, original teak on ply deck replaced with epoxy/glass covered ply. The centreline, majority of hull planking and all teak upper works are original. 

Key dates

  • 1964

    Built in Burham on Crouch

  • 1966

    Took part in the first round Britain and Ireland race 

  • 2002 - 2005

    Conservation works completed

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